00NATION, MIBR, paiN, Complexity and Gaimin Gladiators qualify for Americas RMR
The first open qualifiers for the upcoming Americas RMR tournament have come to an end. Following the results of the qualifying competitions, which were held on August 15-17 in South America and North America, 00NATION, MIBR, paiN, Complexity and Gaimin Gladiators have secured their spots in the event.
paiN and MIBR went through the South American qualifier unbeaten, while 00NATION needed to play for third place against Fluxo after a loss to paiN. Epitacio "TACO" de Melo's squad celebrated the victory after closing out the affair 2:0 – 13:16 on Vertigo, 16:11 on Ancient and 16:13 on Nuke.
In the first North American qualifier, there were two tickets up for grabs to the RMR. Complexity confirmed the status of the main favorite and dismantled all their opponents on the way to first place, while second place went to Gaimin Gladiators, who lost only to the winner in the match for the top seed.
The Americas RMR will be held from October 4 to 9. As of now, besides 00NATION, MIBR, paiN, Complexity and Gaimin Gladiators, the team list includes direct invitees FURIA, Imperial and Liquid.
Another three open qualifiers for the upcoming RMR tournament will take place in South America and North America from August 20 to September 5. These events will see the eight remaining spots being battled out between the participating teams.